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Brownfield 101 Workshop

Atmore City Hall is hosting a Brownfield 101 Workshop on November 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. For an overview of the Brownfields Program, keep reading! Then, we’ll see you at City Hall for even more information so we can all help in rebuilding Alabama.  What Are Brownfields? Brownfields are properties that are either contaminated,… Read more

Recycling in Atmore

Join us in reducing Atmore’s environmental impact—our city-wide clean-up and electronics drive is Saturday, November 2! Have your trash at your normal pick-up location Saturday morning no later than 6 a.m. During this one-time event, you’ll be able to recycle: Electronics Furniture Paint Motor oil Tires And more! In addition to this, our annual recycling… Read more

Atmore’s Legacy: The First Female Football Player in America

So much great history surrounds our community, and it’s important that we be reminded of where we came from, and some of the great things our predecessors accomplished. One of those things is being home to the first female football player in the country!  Luverne Wise Luverne “Toad” Wise, a student as Escambia High School,… Read more

Who Was Tarzan White?

Born December 6, 1915 in Atmore Alabama, Arthur Pershing “Tarzan” White accomplished more than most people do in a lifetime. A college and pro football star, world-champion wrestler, military officer, and scholar, Tarzan was known for his dedication as well as his gentle nature.  Half real-life feats of strength, ability, and intelligence, half folklore, Tarzan… Read more

Get Ready for Williams Station Day 2019

The city of Atmore was settled by William L. Williams, and was named Williams Station in honor of his family of settlers after the railroad was completed in the area. In 1895, Williams Station was renamed Atmore after C.P. Atmore, general passenger agent of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad. Atmore was a friend of a… Read more

Hurricane Preparedness

The most important part of being prepared for natural disasters is to expect the unexpected. Our Emergency Preparedness Guide—What To Do When Disaster Threatens is now available at City Hall for your convenience! Until you grab your copy, here’s some important information on preparing for a hurricane.  Hurricane Preparation The two most important keys to… Read more

The Latest in Atmore

All the information you need about what’s been going on in Atmore, and what’s coming, all in one place. Keep reading for all the details!  Back to School The city of Atmore will be participating in Alabama’s 2019 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday, July 19-21. This is a great convenient and money-saving opportunity to do some… Read more

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Alabama is the largest one-to-one mentoring organization in the region and changes the lives of children in the area every day. The organization enlists the help of volunteers (Bigs) to help children (Littles) realize their full potential and plan their futures with confidence. These volunteers nurture the children they’re… Read more

Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of Atmore

Vice President and Partner of Pepsi Bottling Company in Atmore Dale Ash is proud of her company’s involvement in the local community. As one of the smallest franchises in the country—covering just three and a half counties—it more than pulls its weight in donations and supporting the community. Some of their coworkers serve on almost… Read more